Bonnies Leave Mark in Program Records as 2019 Season Opens

Kyle Haller was one of several Bonnies to run personal best times to open the 2019 season. (Photo: Jenna Buhite)
Kyle Haller was one of several Bonnies to run personal best times to open the 2019 season. (Photo: Jenna Buhite)

CALIFORNIA, Pa. – Nine Bonnies ran times that rank inside the program's individual top-10 lists as the St. Bonaventure men's track team opened the 2019 season Saturday at the Cal U Bird Invite.

Freshman Elias Kott ran the fifth-best 800-meter individual time in program history as he clocked in at 2:09.96. Also in the 800, Mark Vaccaro (2:11.73) and Daniel Janak (2:12.66) ran personal best times to rank seventh and eighth respectively among Bona individuals.

Kott posted another fast time in the 1500 meters, leading the Bonnies at 4:31.34, good for ninth in the program record books. Kyle Haller crossed the finish line in 4:35.04, a personal best that is 10th in the program listings.

Nathan Prisella ran one of the best times in Bona history in the 5000 meters as he clocked in at 16:07, third-best on the program charts. Freshman Logan Caruso finished the event in 16:36.05, now seventh all-time. Jack Duncanson also made his track debut with a program individual top-10 time of 16:50.86.

BONNIES RESULTS

200 Meter Dash
26. Ryan Walker – 24:89

400 Meter Dash
24. Ryan Walker – 56.48
25. Ryan Chmiel – 56.51
38. Dahron Wells – 1:03.66

800 Meters
26. Elias Kott – 2:09.96
27. Kyle Haller – 2:09.99
29. Ryan Chmiel – 2:10.55
31. Mark Vaccaro – 2:11.73 (personal record)
33. Daniel Janak – 2:12.66 (personal record)
43. Isaiah Callahan – 2:24.98 (personal record)

1500 Meters
23. Elias Kott – 4:31.34
25. Kyle Haller – 4:35.04 (personal record)
27. Mark Vaccaro – 4:35.17
38. Isaiah Callahan – 4:57.03 (personal record)

5000 Meters
10. Nathan Prisella – 16:07.80 (personal record)
16. Logan Caruso – 16:36.05
21. William Delaney – 16:50.55
22. John Duncanson – 16:50.86
26. George Laraia – 16:56.16
28. Ryan Signorino – 17:14.05 (personal record)
37. Daniel Janak – 17:50.31
41. Luke Gobel – 18:24.99
47. Christian Gravius – 21:02.58

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